Robert Trowbridge, MD

September 20, 2018

Robert Trowbridge, MD is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine and hospitalist at Maine Medical Center (MMC) in Portland, Maine.  At MMC, he has a number of roles including Director of Undergraduate Medical Education for the Department of Medicine, and Director of the Tufts Longitudinal Integrated Clerkship. He served as the Co-Chair of the Education Committee of the Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine (SIDM) from 2013-2016, helping to develop and institute several educational initiatives centered on diagnostic error and aimed at all levels of medical education.  He additionally has been a longtime member on the Planning Committee for the International Diagnostic Error in Medicine conference and served as the Chair of the Planning Committee and Conference in 2016 and 2017. He has a specific interest in teaching clinical reasoning and is Co-Director of the course “Introduction to Clinical Reasoning” at Tufts as well as an editor of the book “Teaching Clinical Reasoning” from the American College of Physicians.